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Article on Enthusiastic Brain Donor

"Why My Grandmother Carried a Plastic Brain in Her Purse" was published April 2018 in The Atlantic. It features Marjorie Pearlson, a 93-year-old woman who is passionate about her decision to donate her brain to science. Ms. Pearlson plans to donate her brain to the University of Miami’s Brain Endowment Bank, one of six brain and tissue biorepositories funded by NIH’s NeuroBioBank.

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